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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 43' South, Longitude: 24° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.99 meters/second, 1551.6 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.2"963.78 miwest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 minorth963.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 47.9"6.21 mieast0° 09' 48.4"11.25 minorth12.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' South, Longitude: 28° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.14 meters/second, 1523.3 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.78 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 49.2"946.38 miwest0° 06' 51.0"7.85 minorth946.72 mi
24 hours14° 07' 32.2"928.55 mieast3° 15' 47.1"224.40 minorth963.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 10:44 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:44 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 11:44 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmWest W
JamestownFri 1:44 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmEast-northeast ENE
São Paulo *Fri 11:44 AM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:44 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorthwest NW
Brasilia *Fri 11:44 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmWest W
Asuncion *Fri 10:44 AM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 1:44 PM3431 km2132 miles1853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Montevideo *Fri 11:44 AM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmWest-southwest WSW
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